A Musselburgh family were thrilled to discover a stone painted in tribute to East Lothian's world champion boxer Josh Taylor while out for an evening stroll on Monday.

Carrie Williamson was with her son and daughter, Finlay and Bonnie Loftus, aged seven and five, and their bulldog Mable, when they saw the stone propped up against a fence by Prestoungrange Mining Museum, Prestonpans.

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Josh, from Prestonpans, beat his American rival Jose Ramirez with a unanimous points victory to become the undisputed super lightweight world champion in Las Vegas on Saturday.

"The children were super excited to find it especially when they realised it was specially made for a world champion," said Carrie.

The family, who live at Pinkie Braes, took a quick photo of the stone and put it back in its place for others to find and enjoy.

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Josh, who returned to Scotland yesterday, was greeted with a hero’s welcome as he passed through Prestonpans at 6pm.

Supporters gathered outside the Prestongrange Gothenburg to cheer for the titleholder as he slowed his car to soak in the elated crowds.

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Fans waved Scottish flags and signs on the High Street as Josh headed home to Haddington for some well-deserved rest.

One sign read: ‘Haud yir wheest Ramiz, your belts are coming tae the Pans.’

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Residents from Northbank Road, Prestonpans, huddled together amid the cold on Saturday night to watch Josh’s fight on a projector.

A banner on the street said: “This is my hometown, the place I was born in, no matter where I go it’s in my soul.

“My feet may wander a thousand places, but my heart will lead me back home to Prestonpans.

East Lothian Courier: 'My heart will lead me back to Prestonpans' - fans commemorate the boxer, who returned to Prestonpans on Tuesday